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Another central aspect of who I am is my commitment to teaching. After being privileged enough to study with some extremely dedicated and talented musicians who were also excellent educators, I decided that I wanted to be able to combine performing with teaching.

Private Lessons
I am available for private lessons on saxophone, flute and clarinet (all levels – beginning to advanced), as well as jazz improvisation, ear training, composition and arranging. Please contact me for rates/availability.

Master classes
I am available for master classes that can cover just about anything from saxophone specific topics (tone development, intonation, repertoire, etc.), how to get the most out of your practice session, to rehearsing jazz bands and being a guest soloist.

I am available to give a lecture on saxophonist Warne Marsh. I did a lecture at William Paterson University on December 6, 2001 titled, “Warne Marsh: Explorations – His World of Voice-Leading and Rhythmic/Harmonic Displacement”.

Drew University

I am currently an Affiliate Artist at Drew University in Madison, NJ where I teach saxophone and the big band. If you haven’t seen this campus, you should – it’s a gorgeous place, and from what I hear, quite haunted (at least that’s what the student’s tell me, and from what I’ve read in Weird NJ! –